Keith Richards: The Origin of the Species

Acclaimed director Julien Temple charts the early life of the Rolling Stones guitarist in this innovative film

Acclaimed director Julien Temple charts the early life of the Rolling Stones guitarist in this innovative film. Keith Richards is a compelling storyteller as he guides us through his pre-rock ‘n’
roll journey – singing for the Queen at Westminster Abbey, walking through bomb-damaged post-war London with his grandfather, avoiding National Service when conscription ended in 1960, and learning guitar at Sidcup Art College – teaching us so much about the conditions that led to a musical and cultural revolution. A stunning film and a fascinating subject – satisfaction guaranteed…